Friday, 18 March 2016

Sebastian won Overall Best Boy in MSSM 2016

Sebastian being awarded the Overall Champion trophy by MSSM officials

Congratulations to Sebastian Soon for being awarded the Overall Best Boy in MSSM Swimming Championship 2016 as he broke the older swimming record of Tia'a Faang Der in 200m IM last Tuesday. Seb, as he is fondly called by his IBSC friends, clocked 2:14.73 in the boys’ 13-15 200m individual medley to rewrite Johor swimmer Tia’a Faang Der’s record of 2:14.94 set in 2012.

 Extract from NST.  Pix by Muhammad Sulaiman
List of achievement of Sebastian Soon, 15

Sebastian, 15, is also awarded the best boy in his age group of 13-15 boys. as he accumulated 4 individual gold and 4 silver. In the relays, he also helped his team mates to secure 2 more golds in freestyle and medley relays.

Even in marking a new meet record, Sebastian is simply humble as he said "I am still not good enough and will try to improve further".

" I would like to thank the club, my coaches and parents for all the support. Also I enjoy training very much as my swim mates always bring fun to the training sessions, so thanks to them too".

Well done Sebastian, IBSC is very proud of your achievement!

Double trophies for double joy to Seb
Sebastian posing with his gold medal in 200IM prize presentation
Sebastian and Janetty being photographed by reporters for their record breaking feat.

See more MSSM photos at IBSC Gallery, courtesy of IBSC parents and supporters.

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